J Veronica Biggins is managing director of diversified search at AVNet Inc., one of the world's largest trans-national electronics distributors. She also serves on the board of directors for Southwest Airlines. She was formerly on the board of Airtran Holdings, parent company to Airtran Airways, (which was bought by Southwest last year.) Biggins' stellar resume includes being the former managing partner of diversity and senior partner at Heidrick & Struggles and a partner at Hodge, Niederer, Cariani & Lindsay. She also served as director of personnel for former President William "Bill" Clinton.